This fall the Avenue for the Arts is thinking about the future!
We are investigating 7 possible future scenarios by engaging the community in a dialogue about current Avenue for the Arts programing while thinking about where we may be in 5 years! Please take a few minutes to provide your thoughts and submit them via the online survey!
You’re invited to join the Avenue for the Arts as we host an Open House in the Avenue for the Arts [Work] Space! Participate in a community engagement activity to learn more about our history, our current programming, and help us plan for the future. The Open House will be held during the First Friday event on November 6th from 6-9 p.m.
Open House Hours:
Monday November 9 12-5pm
Tuesday November 10 5-8pm
Friday November 13 12-5pm
Come down to see what the Avenue for the Arts is all about!
August-October: The Avenue for the Arts Advisory Committee identifies a process, timeline, targets outcomes and develops key scenarios. Survey and open house material are drafted and approved.
November-December: Open House visitors and survey participants learn more about the Avenue’s history and current programing, respond to the scenarios and identify the top three scenarios. Research is conducted to identify similar programs nationwide. Top 3 concepts are presented to the Avenue for the Arts during the Pizza Report, December 9th.
January- February: Top concepts are presented to key stakeholders in focus groups and a recommendation report is drafted
March: Recommendation Report is made public, revisions and updates are made.
April: Report is finished, Staff start moving forward with short term goals and community discussions.
*** The Survey is now closed ***
The Scenario Planning Survey is intended to help the Avenue for the Arts Advisory Committee and Dwelling Place evaluate and understand the impact of Avenue for the Arts Programing. We have developed 7 Scenarios and are in the process of asking stakeholders, Avenue members, residents and business owners for feedback to help us vision the future of the Avenue!